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Please register by March 14 to be guaranteed a t-shirt the day of the plunge.  All others will receive their shirt 6-8 weeks after the plunge

 2014 Ames Polar Plunge®

Date:  Friday, March 28

Location:  Lake LaVerne, Iowa State University


Check-in, get registered and drop off any donations you've collected!

Thursday, March 27

MU - Greek Affairs Office, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Check In:

          Friday, March 28

          MU Terrace

          1:00pm - 5:00pm

Welcome: 2:45pm

Plunge:  3:00pm - 6:00pm


Raise beyond the $50 minimum and earn great incentives!

$75 - sunglasses

$150 - snapback

$250 - crewneck sweatshirt

$500 - Visa prepaid gift card

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 *Incentives are not cummulative.  Those that qualify will receive an email approximately 2 weeks after the plunge to redeem their incentive.

Each spring, Special Olympics Iowa hosts a Polar Plunge in conjunction with Greek Week on the campus at Iowa State University.  Over 1000 college students collect pledges and take the plunge into Lake LaVerne.

The plunge is open to college students and community members!




What do I do with the money as I collect it?
You may turn in any money you collect periodically to the State Office of Special Olympics Iowa.  You can also hold on to it and turn it in when you check in on the day of the Plunge or attend any pre-registration's at the MU.

How do I enter offline donations I receive?
Sign in to your fundraising page, in the Offline Funds Raised box, enter the amount of offline donations you have received.  This amount will be reflected in your Total Raised thermometer  *If you would like to have contributors names reflected on your fundraising page, you must contact Special
Olympics Iowa

How do I donate to my fundraising page?
To donate to your fundraising page, no need to sign in.  Just go to your fundraising page and click the red Donate Now button.  If you are already signed in, click the link at the top of the page under Personalized address to share with others.  This will take you to your fundraising page where you can click the red Donate Now button.


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